Banned Books Week 2015

Banned Books Week 2015

Every year, the John Tyler libraries celebrate Banned Books Week.  This week acknowledges the library materials that are challenged or banned due to public outcry.  We do not ban books here at Tyler, we embrace them and proudly say, "I READ BANNED BOOKS!" Want to learn more about Banned Books Week?  Check out the American Library Association's website, BannedBooksWeek To kick off this most joyous library occasion, our first post will be a recap of the most frequently challenged or banned books of 2014: 1. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by…continue reading →
Greetings Fall 2015 Students!

Greetings Fall 2015 Students!

The John Tyler libraries would like to welcome our new and returning students for the fall 2015 semester!  We are super excited to see all of you on campus. It has been WAY too quiet in the library over the summer! Just a few reminders… The libraries are back to the regular hours.  Both campus libraries are now open from: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Need help with research, resources, citation, plagiarism, or other library related stuff?  Ask us!  You…continue reading →
Reduced Library Hours 8/8-8/22

Reduced Library Hours 8/8-8/22

The John Tyler libraries will operate with reduced hours on Saturday, August 8 - Saturday, August 22. Please note the schedules for each campus library: Chester: Saturday, 8/8: CLOSED Monday, 8/10: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, 8/11 - 8/14: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 8/15: CLOSED Monday - Thursday, 8/17 - 8/20: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday, 8/21: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 8/22: CLOSED Midlothian: Saturday, 8/8: CLOSED Monday - Wednesday, 8/10 - 8/12: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thursday, 8/13: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.…continue reading →
Summer of Love

Summer of Love

Looking for a hot book to read on a hot day? You are in luck! In July NPR released NPR Books Summer of Love, 100 books nominated by readers as their favorite romances. Divided into categories, there is something for everyone looking for happily ever after, or HEA in romance publishing circles,—historic, LBGTQ, suspense, paranormal among others. Given the number of nominations—over 18,000—is there any doubt of the popularity of romance? And given the number and tone of the comments section, romance readers are, er, passionate as well. If you don’t see your…continue reading →
Independence Day Holiday

Independence Day Holiday

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, the John Tyler libraries will be closed on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, 2015. The libraries will reopen on Monday, July 6th at 8:00 a.m. Have a wonderful and safe holiday weekend!  Happy Independence Day!continue reading →